Citizenship and Immigration Canada

Citizenship and Immigration Canada

June 16, 2009 16:03 ET

Media Advisory: Ministers Verner and Ambrose Announce Reintroduction of Amendments to Immigration Act to Protect Vulnerable Workers

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 16, 2009) - On behalf of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney, Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Josee Verner, Labour Minister Rona Ambrose, and MP Joy Smith will hold a news conference regarding the reintroduction of amendments to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) to protect vulnerable foreign workers, many of whom are trafficked into Canada against their will and forced to work as exotic dancers, sweatshop workers and agricultural workers.

DATE: Wednesday, June 17, 2009

TIME : 9:00 a.m.

LOCATION: Charles Lynch Room (130-S)
Centre Block, Parliament Hill
Ottawa, ON

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